Thousands More Flee Erupting Philippine Volcano

LEGAZPI, Jan 24 – Thousands more have fled an erupting volcano in the Philippines, relief workers said Wednesday, as foreign tourists arrived to watch the flaming lava and giant cauliflower clouds spurting from its crater. More than 56,000 residents are now crammed in schools and other buildings two weeks after Mayon volcano

Woman Engineer Remanded Over MACC Penang Tunnel Probe

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 24 – The Magistrate’s Court today issued an order to remand a woman engineering consultant for five days up to Jan 28 to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in the investigation into the proposed undersea tunnel project in Penang. Magistrate Fatina Amyra Abdul Jalil issued the order to remand

MH370: Seabed Constructor Arrives At Search Area

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 24 – Seabed Constructor, the vessel tasked with searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has arrived at the search area in the southern Indian Ocean.  Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) director-general and Head of MH370 Response Team, Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, said the vessel had commenced search

Volcano Eruption, Avalanche At Japan Ski Resort Kills One

TOKYO, Jan 23 – A Japanese soldier was killed on Tuesday after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain, officials said. Footage broadcast on Japanese television showed thick black smoke interspersed with falling rocks rolling down the

iProperty.com And IQI Realty Sign Commercial Agreement

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 – Property website, iProperty.com Malaysia, today announced a multi-million ringgit commercial agreement with real estate agency, IQI Realty, to drive the adoption of digital and non-digital marketing solutions. REA Group-Asia chief executive officer for Singapore and Malaysia, Haresh Khoobchandani said the collaboration involved equipping agents with access to

In Year Of The Dog, Malls Play Down Dog Decorations

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 – Some businesses are skirting around or playing down the portrayal of canines in Chinese New Year decorations this year, wary of offending the Muslims in the Year of the Dog. Dogs are considered “unclean” under Islamic tradition and Muslims are required to carry out a ritual of

Bangladesh Delays Rohingya Refugee Return

COX’S BAZAR, Jan 22 – The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as planned, Bangladesh said Monday, with authorities admitting “a lot of preparation” was still needed. Bangladesh had been due to start the huge process on Jan 23, after agreeing to

Salleh All Praise For UMS’ Community Homes CSR Programme

KOTA BELUD, Jan 21 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak expressed appreciation to Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) for its Community Homes project initiative as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. He said the initiative should be commended as the university’s experts and volunteers had

Up To Allah To Decide, Hadi Tells Dr M

TEMERLOH, Jan 21 – “Allah will decide who becomes prime minister post-GE14,” said PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang. Speaking at a party function here last night, he said: “We are not greedy to become leaders … but want Islam to lead, save the country, save humanity, this is the core

Only 24% Of Parents Check Gadget Content Of Children

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 – Only 24% of parents check the gadget content of their children aged between three and 17, says Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim. She said the findings were obtained through a survey carried out among 1,165 parents who attended programmes carried

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